Lions Edge Vikings, 16-14

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The Lions outlasted the Vikings, 16-14, at home.

Matthew Stafford completed the game 17 for 28 with 153 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions. On the Vikings side, Teddy Bridgewater went 31 for 41 with 315 yards passing, one touchdown and two picks.

Joique Bell carried the ball 15 times for 62 yards in addition to four receptions for 41 yards. Golden Tate pulled in seven passes for 38 yards with a touchdown.

The Detroit defense was the major reason for the victory, allowing 76 yards rushing and 315 passing. They harassed Bridgewater and the Vikings offensive line with an imposing four sacks.

Finally, Matt Prater was perfect, making all three of his field goal attempts.

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph had a productive game with 69 receiving yards. Running back Matt Asiata also gave a strong effort with 50 receiving yards, 36 rushing and one touchdown.

The Lions head to Chicago next week to face off with the Bears (5-8) while the Vikings travel to Miami Gardens to play the Dolphins (7-7).


Vikings Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C+

79

T. Bridgewate

31

41

315

1

2


Lions Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C-

72

M. Stafford

17

28

153

1

0


Vikings Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

92

M. Asiata

RB

11

36

3.3

1

C+

79

T. Bridgewate

QB

3

30

10.0

0

-

-

B. Tate

RB

5

8

1.6

0


Lions Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

86

J. Bell

RB

15

62

4.1

0

-

-

R. Bush

RB

3

7

2.3

0

B

83

G. Tate

WR

2

5

2.5

0


Vikings Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

83

C. Johnson

WR

5

72

14.4

0

A

96

K. Rudolph

TE

7

69

9.9

0

A

92

M. Asiata

RB

7

50

7.1

0


Lions Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C+

77

C. Johnson

WR

4

53

13.3

0

B

86

J. Bell

RB

4

41

10.3

0

B

83

G. Tate

WR

7

38

5.4

1